CLOUD SERVICES Users Vendors working towards a connectedcollaboration infrastructure SURF
End user push 2 BILLION PEOPLE ONLINE 30% OF WORLD POPULATION IT USED TO BE SCARCENOW AVAILABLE IN ABUNDANCEConsumerization & commoditization multi-device multi-serviceUsers are choosers
Traditional supply chain ; cd-rom distribution, on-premise hostingNew supply chain ; cloud distribution model
PRODUCEInfrastructure as a service CONSUMEsoftware as a service
CLOUD + fast de rapid upd livery, ates, Ela stic, pay-per-u se - Data ouorganiza tside of y tion, trus our own t and con trol
Beyond the hype...›Your personal ‘USB-cloud-drive in your pocket’ ?
Power and size of the cloudA credit card is all you needto use the Amazon facilities
For users not shadow IT Hom e org ani z at io ns respo n sib le : h av e le gal obl i gati on but real IT !to pro te c t d a ta (P ersona lly I dent ifiable I n f o r m ati o n )
cloud principlesResearch and higher education organizations in the Netherlands will move to the cloud together, via SURF.
cloud principles 1C lo u d f ir s t st ra t e g yProvide IT services as much as possible via the public cloud.When the required services are not available,or when they cannot be used due to legal considerations,community cloud services (specifically tailored to the needs of highereducation) will be implemented.
vendor management & cloud brokering servi ce spe cifica tions price secur ity & priva c y Legis (nati lation o inter nal, EU, natio U nal c SA louds ) data porta bility inter opera bilityNegotiate & procure togetherEqual conditions for all SURF members (1 million users)1 distribution channel
A lot of clouds.... Conﬂuence Cisco fragmented WebEx islands Microsoft Ofﬁce365 Liferay Box.net IBM SAPConnections Google Streamwork Apps Joomla EDUgroepenInterconnect Services from multiple vendors
Cross-organisational collaboration.... Users and teams from different organisations
cloud principles Provide added value by means of a collaboration infrastructure,which interconnects cloud services and users
CloudInstitute U service AInstitute V Cloud service BInstitute W Cloud service CInstitute X Internal service AInstitute Y Internal service BInstitute Z Internal service C
User databases and user control at institutesFederated authentication and identity managementto access cloud services (single sign-on).Uniﬁed group management and authorizationA single point of control where users can manage their teams.These group-related privileges (roles) are automatically used andupdated in all connected cloud services.Open, data exchangeUse components (widgets) to build your own team workspace.Social networking between online services.
Gartner about SURFconext“SURFconextdemonstrates a clear trend thatsuperstructures built byorganizations such as those of theNational Research and EducationNetwork (NREN)are better positioned to deliveracademic collaborationfunctionalitythan individual institutions.”
online services Software as a Service Generic & business services Video & Uniﬁed Communication services Education & content services Research services Open source services Online content Infrastructure as a Service
Now also available for Research via SURF Now also free for staff (in basic version)Implement together at higher education & research; vendor and SURF- Google: 13 organizations, 240.000 users- Microsoft Office 365: 10 organizations
“The Life Science Grid portal contains a number of bioinformaticsapplications which you can use. No knowledge about Grid isnecessary. You dont even need a Grid certiﬁcate. What we do askfrom you is to register as a user with a valid email address.”
Using the SURFconext Liferay adapter that Proteondeveloped, every organization that is part of SURFnetcan use Liferay to authenticate users